Frankie Perry, RN, LFACHE, has held senior positions in both nursing and hospital administration. She served as assistant medical center director of Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan, for several years; as executive vice president of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE); and as a national and international healthcare consultant with engagements in Cairo, Egypt; Doha, Qatar; and Mumbai, India, among other locations. She currently serves as faculty for the University of New Mexico. She has written extensively on the topics of ethics and healthcare management. In 2011, she became the first female recipient of ACHE's Lifetime Service Award.